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mythra 717

The article is helpful and all the suggestions are great, but it would be better if they showed before and after pictures of kitchens that were actually shabby and run down rather than kitchens that were great looking to begin with. That first picture for instance, looked like a very nice kitchen, then they're just implying the wall color was changed. It was already a nice kitchen. How about budget friendly ideas for really old and tired kitchens? Have some pics that actually show quite a difference for the kind of kitchens that most people would have and not ones that are already show stoppers?

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Nate Moore

Great read, your tips are really helpful! I recently renovated my kitchen and planning my budget was really important. To estimate the cost of my kitchen renovation I used this free online estimator https://app.mykukun.com/Kitchen-Renovation-Cost. It’s always important to have a notion about the budget to choose and eliminate things to stay on budget. Also I made sure I had a reserve of money in case of unexpected costs. Thanks for your advice.

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Cabinet refacing is a great option for those with good cabinet frames that just need to replace their doors and drawers, laminating the cabinet boxes in the new color & style. Huge budget-friendly option!


Your countertop choice will alter the budget drastically. Some stone options can eat up almost half of the budget. When deciding on countertop material, make sure you have expanded the budget to allow and be reasonable. If you are ok with a manmade material, Corian (Solid Surface) Private Collection is much more economical and has the look of honed stones. It's just as durable as stone's and offers that rich and sophisticated look homeowners want.

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